paints sold under identical brand names by the same company) can have different formulations in different countries.
The formulation and hazard of a product using a generic name may vary between manufacturers in the same country.
SDS formats can vary from source to source within a country depending on national requirements.
SDSs are a widely used system for cataloging information on chemicals, chemical compounds, and chemical mixtures.
The 16 sections are: The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published a guidance document on the compilation of safety data sheets.
The German Federal Water Management Act requires that substances be evaluated for negative influence on the physical, chemical or biological characteristics of water.
There is also a duty to properly label substances on the basis of physico-chemical, health and/or environmental risk.